The Resource Spirit & flame : an anthology of contemporary African American poetry, edited by Keith Gilyard

Spirit & flame : an anthology of contemporary African American poetry, edited by Keith Gilyard

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Spirit & flame : an anthology of contemporary African American poetry
Title
Spirit & flame
Title remainder
an anthology of contemporary African American poetry
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edited by Keith Gilyard
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Spirit and flame
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eng
Summary
Spirit & Flame celebrates the creativity of the African American poet. This volume, comprising more than two hundred pieces, delivers the artistic and political fervor of new and established black voices around the country - in the oral tradition; in tanka and sonnets; in lyrics that echo the sound of jazz, hip hop, and rap. Heir to the classic Black Fire published in 1968, the book exemplifies modern black aesthetics, bringing together some of the best African American
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DLC
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no index present
LC call number
PS591.N4
LC item number
S65 1997
Literary form
non fiction
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1952-
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Gilyard, Keith
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  • American poetry
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • American poetry
  • Anthologie
  • Lyrik
  • Schwarze
  • USA
Label
Spirit & flame : an anthology of contemporary African American poetry, edited by Keith Gilyard
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Upper Marlboro
  • Fugitive slaves ...
  • Gale Jackson
  • Alice
  • Gale Jackson
  • Some of Betty's story round 1850
  • Gale Jackson
  • Blunts
  • Major L. Jackson
  • Some kind of crazy
  • Major L. Jackson
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Don Pullen at the Zanzibar Blue Jazz Cafe, 1994
  • Major L. Jackson
  • Goree
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Something easy for ultra Black nationalists
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Short poem
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • History as trash
  • Michelle Clinton
  • Traditional post-modern neo-hoodoo afra-centric sister in a purple head rag mourning death and cooking
  • Michelle Clinton
  • Ja zz: (the "say what?") is is ja lives
  • Seth Bingham
  • William W. Cook
  • Still-life with woodstove
  • William W. Cook
  • Spiritual
  • William W. Cook
  • Black boys play the classics
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Family secrets
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Amiri Baraka
  • 1994 inventory
  • Toi Derricotte
  • From a letter: about snow
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Vacation
  • Rita Dove
  • In the old neighborhood
  • Rita Dove
  • The drama
  • Suliaman El-Hadi
  • Dukes world
  • The tired man
  • Suliaman El-Hadi
  • Girl
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • Tougaloo blues
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • Phantom pains
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • The boys of summer
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • Amiri Baraka
  • At General Electric, where they eat their/young
  • Robert Farr
  • Van/Dyke
  • Robert Farr
  • Lobengula: having a son at 38
  • Nikky Finney
  • Fishing among the learned
  • Nikky Finney
  • This poem
  • Ruth Forman
  • The domino theory (or Snoop Dogg rules the world)
  • Waitin on summer
  • Ruth Forman
  • Green boots n lil honeys
  • Ruth Forman
  • You so woman
  • Ruth Forman
  • Revolution
  • Brian Gilmore
  • To be or not to be ...
  • Brian Gilmore
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Coming to the net
  • Brian Gilmore
  • Gas station attendant
  • Brian Gilmore
  • Daughter, that picture of you
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Portraits of a moment
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Letter
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Theory on extinction or what happened to the dinosaurs?
  • On top of it all
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Cuz' mama played jazz
  • Daniel Gray-Kontar
  • Not no socialism/communism classical, but some power to the people jazz
  • Daniel Gray-Kontar
  • July
  • Daniel Gray-Kontar
  • For my father
  • Duriel Harris
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Landscapes
  • Duriel Harris
  • On the uptown Lexington Avenue express: Martin Luther King Day 1995
  • Duriel Harris
  • What we have lost
  • Duriel Harris
  • "C" ing in colors: red
  • Safiya Henderson-Holmes
  • "C" ing in colors: blue
  • Safiya Henderson-Holmes
  • About our hips
  • An open letter to all Black poets
  • Samuel F. Reynolds
  • Suite repose
  • Carl Hancock Rux
  • Pledge of allegiance
  • Carl Hancock Rux
  • A whole two weeks after the Million Man March and still, if you'd ask me, this is all I could say about it
  • Richard Rykard
  • New Orleans haiku
  • Kalamu ya Salaam
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • I live in the mouth of history
  • Kalamu ya Salaam
  • I just heard John Buffington died
  • Kalamu ya Salaam
  • Little Black girls, the original eve (spreadin' more beautiful brown around)
  • Karen Williams
  • There's history in my hair
  • Karen Williams
  • In my grandmother's living room
  • Karen Williams
  • Lesson on braces
  • Ntarama (Rwanda) chronicles
  • Karen Williams
  • For backwards buppies
  • Karen Williams
  • Jazz (a new interpretation)
  • Karen Williams
  • Merging
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • Afrocentricity
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • Valerie Jean
  • For the dancer
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • The meaning of the smell of sweat
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • On apologies
  • Valerie Jean
  • If I write a poem ...
  • A. Van Jordan
  • A dance lesson
  • A. Van Jordan
  • And sometimes I hear this song in my head
  • My father's retirement
  • A. Van Jordan
  • Dream/eaters
  • Shirley Bradley LeFlore
  • Rayboy blk & bluz
  • Shirley Bradley LeFlore
  • This poem
  • Shirley Bradley LeFlore
  • Delirium
  • Norman Loftis
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Big John
  • Norman Loftis
  • Ruth
  • Norman Loftis
  • Fights after school
  • Norman Loftis
  • Brief encounter
  • Norman Loftis
  • In memorium: robert hayden
  • Norman Loftis
  • Imagination in flight: an improvisational duet
  • Poet: what ever happened to luther?
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Magnificent tomorrows
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Possibilities: remembering Malcolm X
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • The union of two
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Fire keeper
  • Bahiyyih Maroon
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Nude womon spotted in cappuccino cup as advertising dollar co-opts another life
  • Bahiyyih Maroon
  • Neighbor
  • Bahiyyih Maroon
  • The big house revisited
  • Tony Medina
  • After the verdict
  • Tony Medina
  • My father's girlfriend
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • Growing into my name
  • You send me: Bertha Franklin, December 11, 1964
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • The night before the first day of school
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • Players
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • The boys of summer
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • The song poem
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Gifts
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Haiku
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Tanka
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Children of the future
  • Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin
  • Foxfire
  • Dominique Parker
  • On extending the olive branch to my own self
  • Sand
  • Dominique Parker
  • The art of the nickname
  • Dominique Parker
  • When Mark Deloach ruled the world
  • Dominique Parker
  • Milestone: the birth of an ancestor
  • Eugene B. Redmond
  • Gwensways
  • Eugene B. Redmond
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Aerolingual poet of prey
  • Eugene B. Redmond
  • I am not the walrus
  • Ishmael Reed
  • El Paso monologue
  • Ishmael Reed
  • Moon/light quarter/back sack
  • Samuel F. Reynolds
  • The whipping
  • Samuel F. Reynolds
  • Blue Monday
  • Al Young
  • Ravel: Bolero
  • Al Young
  • Written in bracing, gray L.A. rainlight
  • Al Young
  • Fifty-fifty
  • Al Young
  • The one snapshot I couldn't take in France
  • Al Young
  • Tongues in my mouth
  • Reward
  • Kevin Young
  • Southern University, 1962
  • Kevin Young
  • Eddie Priest's barbershop & notary
  • Kevin Young
  • Demetrice A. Worley
  • Dancing in the dark
  • Demetrice A. Worley
  • Las flores para una nina negra
  • Demetrice A. Worley
  • Sandra
  • Demetrice A. Worley
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 304 pages
Isbn
9780815627319
Lccn
96035253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Afaa Weaver ; includes material on Michael S. Weaver ; paperback edition.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35450378
  • (OCoLC)ocm35450378
Label
Spirit & flame : an anthology of contemporary African American poetry, edited by Keith Gilyard
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Upper Marlboro
  • Fugitive slaves ...
  • Gale Jackson
  • Alice
  • Gale Jackson
  • Some of Betty's story round 1850
  • Gale Jackson
  • Blunts
  • Major L. Jackson
  • Some kind of crazy
  • Major L. Jackson
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Don Pullen at the Zanzibar Blue Jazz Cafe, 1994
  • Major L. Jackson
  • Goree
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Something easy for ultra Black nationalists
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Short poem
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • History as trash
  • Michelle Clinton
  • Traditional post-modern neo-hoodoo afra-centric sister in a purple head rag mourning death and cooking
  • Michelle Clinton
  • Ja zz: (the "say what?") is is ja lives
  • Seth Bingham
  • William W. Cook
  • Still-life with woodstove
  • William W. Cook
  • Spiritual
  • William W. Cook
  • Black boys play the classics
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Family secrets
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Amiri Baraka
  • 1994 inventory
  • Toi Derricotte
  • From a letter: about snow
  • Toi Derricotte
  • Vacation
  • Rita Dove
  • In the old neighborhood
  • Rita Dove
  • The drama
  • Suliaman El-Hadi
  • Dukes world
  • The tired man
  • Suliaman El-Hadi
  • Girl
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • Tougaloo blues
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • Phantom pains
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • The boys of summer
  • Kelly Norman Ellis
  • Amiri Baraka
  • At General Electric, where they eat their/young
  • Robert Farr
  • Van/Dyke
  • Robert Farr
  • Lobengula: having a son at 38
  • Nikky Finney
  • Fishing among the learned
  • Nikky Finney
  • This poem
  • Ruth Forman
  • The domino theory (or Snoop Dogg rules the world)
  • Waitin on summer
  • Ruth Forman
  • Green boots n lil honeys
  • Ruth Forman
  • You so woman
  • Ruth Forman
  • Revolution
  • Brian Gilmore
  • To be or not to be ...
  • Brian Gilmore
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Coming to the net
  • Brian Gilmore
  • Gas station attendant
  • Brian Gilmore
  • Daughter, that picture of you
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Portraits of a moment
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Letter
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Theory on extinction or what happened to the dinosaurs?
  • On top of it all
  • Keith Gilyard
  • Cuz' mama played jazz
  • Daniel Gray-Kontar
  • Not no socialism/communism classical, but some power to the people jazz
  • Daniel Gray-Kontar
  • July
  • Daniel Gray-Kontar
  • For my father
  • Duriel Harris
  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Landscapes
  • Duriel Harris
  • On the uptown Lexington Avenue express: Martin Luther King Day 1995
  • Duriel Harris
  • What we have lost
  • Duriel Harris
  • "C" ing in colors: red
  • Safiya Henderson-Holmes
  • "C" ing in colors: blue
  • Safiya Henderson-Holmes
  • About our hips
  • An open letter to all Black poets
  • Samuel F. Reynolds
  • Suite repose
  • Carl Hancock Rux
  • Pledge of allegiance
  • Carl Hancock Rux
  • A whole two weeks after the Million Man March and still, if you'd ask me, this is all I could say about it
  • Richard Rykard
  • New Orleans haiku
  • Kalamu ya Salaam
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • I live in the mouth of history
  • Kalamu ya Salaam
  • I just heard John Buffington died
  • Kalamu ya Salaam
  • Little Black girls, the original eve (spreadin' more beautiful brown around)
  • Karen Williams
  • There's history in my hair
  • Karen Williams
  • In my grandmother's living room
  • Karen Williams
  • Lesson on braces
  • Ntarama (Rwanda) chronicles
  • Karen Williams
  • For backwards buppies
  • Karen Williams
  • Jazz (a new interpretation)
  • Karen Williams
  • Merging
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • Afrocentricity
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • Valerie Jean
  • For the dancer
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • The meaning of the smell of sweat
  • Niama Leslie JoAnn Williams
  • On apologies
  • Valerie Jean
  • If I write a poem ...
  • A. Van Jordan
  • A dance lesson
  • A. Van Jordan
  • And sometimes I hear this song in my head
  • My father's retirement
  • A. Van Jordan
  • Dream/eaters
  • Shirley Bradley LeFlore
  • Rayboy blk & bluz
  • Shirley Bradley LeFlore
  • This poem
  • Shirley Bradley LeFlore
  • Delirium
  • Norman Loftis
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Big John
  • Norman Loftis
  • Ruth
  • Norman Loftis
  • Fights after school
  • Norman Loftis
  • Brief encounter
  • Norman Loftis
  • In memorium: robert hayden
  • Norman Loftis
  • Imagination in flight: an improvisational duet
  • Poet: what ever happened to luther?
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Magnificent tomorrows
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Possibilities: remembering Malcolm X
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • The union of two
  • Haki R. Madhubuti
  • Fire keeper
  • Bahiyyih Maroon
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Nude womon spotted in cappuccino cup as advertising dollar co-opts another life
  • Bahiyyih Maroon
  • Neighbor
  • Bahiyyih Maroon
  • The big house revisited
  • Tony Medina
  • After the verdict
  • Tony Medina
  • My father's girlfriend
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • Growing into my name
  • You send me: Bertha Franklin, December 11, 1964
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • The night before the first day of school
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • Players
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • The boys of summer
  • E. Ethelbert Miller
  • The song poem
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Gifts
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Haiku
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Tanka
  • Lenard D. Moore
  • Children of the future
  • Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin
  • Foxfire
  • Dominique Parker
  • On extending the olive branch to my own self
  • Sand
  • Dominique Parker
  • The art of the nickname
  • Dominique Parker
  • When Mark Deloach ruled the world
  • Dominique Parker
  • Milestone: the birth of an ancestor
  • Eugene B. Redmond
  • Gwensways
  • Eugene B. Redmond
  • Harriet Jacobs
  • Aerolingual poet of prey
  • Eugene B. Redmond
  • I am not the walrus
  • Ishmael Reed
  • El Paso monologue
  • Ishmael Reed
  • Moon/light quarter/back sack
  • Samuel F. Reynolds
  • The whipping
  • Samuel F. Reynolds
  • Blue Monday
  • Al Young
  • Ravel: Bolero
  • Al Young
  • Written in bracing, gray L.A. rainlight
  • Al Young
  • Fifty-fifty
  • Al Young
  • The one snapshot I couldn't take in France
  • Al Young
  • Tongues in my mouth
  • Reward
  • Kevin Young
  • Southern University, 1962
  • Kevin Young
  • Eddie Priest's barbershop & notary
  • Kevin Young
  • Demetrice A. Worley
  • Dancing in the dark
  • Demetrice A. Worley
  • Las flores para una nina negra
  • Demetrice A. Worley
  • Sandra
  • Demetrice A. Worley
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 304 pages
Isbn
9780815627319
Lccn
96035253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Afaa Weaver ; includes material on Michael S. Weaver ; paperback edition.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35450378
  • (OCoLC)ocm35450378

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